Pardon My Backfire

Synopsis: The stooges are auto mechanics who need money so they can marry their girls. When some escaped convicts pull into their garage, the boys manage to capture them and use the reward money to marry their sweethearts.
16 min


Happy 10th anniversary.

Boy, what a beautiful cake!

If I only have ketchup on!

Yeah, I can hardly wait

to sink my teeth on it.

Thank you, but let's have dinner

first. Come on, at the table!

Oh, boy!

Here baby, give me a kiss, huh?

Oh, no!

Shemp! Come on, you lunkhead, hurry up!

Let got everybody waiting for you!

- Look at this!

- Shut up!

Sit down, eat the

dinner like a gentleman!

I'll eat, but I'll promise nothing.

Hold it!

Pardon me, would you

gonna eat that lamb alone?

No, I'll wait, maybe

I'll get something else.

Say something, do you

like the asparagus?

Love 'em!

Oh, then here's a

couple of tips for you.

Break it up! Break it up!

You three no goods here again?

- But pop, is our 10th anniversary!

- Yeah!

Yeah, 10th engaged anniversary!

But you have to got

money to get married.

- Give the boys a little time.

- I will! Very little!

If they don't marry you this week,

you'll marry those three

nice plumbers down the street!

Oh no, no that!

We'll earn enough money

this week to get marry!

Yeah, we'll keep our

garage open night and day.

We'll fix more cars

that you ever heard of!

See let you do! One week, no more!

Okay, pop. Come on! Let's get busy!

Hold it, hold it!

I'm not going until I

get a piece of that cake!

- Oh, so you want some cake?

- In the worst way.

That's exactly what you gonna get it.

Oh, no, no, no, Moe, no, no!

No, Moe, no, no! Moe!

Poppa, you spoiled our cake!


Hey fellas, we better get

busy and make a lot of money

or we gonna lose our girls.

Okay then, get over there

and tune up that old car.

Shemp, you get the tire attachers ready.

Hey Shemp, come here.

Shift the confined leak in this tire.

Hey, I can't find a leak.

Oh you're not doing it

right. Here, get over here.

Another .

- You did it on purpose!

- I did not, I did not.

Hey, Larry! Shut that horn off!

I can't, it's stucked!

Come on!

Hey Larry! What happens?


Now, until I only find the right wire.

Larry! Larry, Larry!

Look at this wire, it's alive!

- What wire?

- Now I don't see it!

Well, maybe you'll see this.

, I gotta...!

Oh, my puss, sweetie,

cute, beautiful little head!

Well, take your puss, sweetie,

cute, little beatiful head

with the ugly kisser in the back there

and see if the stop

was working. Go ahead!

Wise guy.

The light must be up

because it did none.

I'll check the connection.

Would you , will you?

Sorry kid. Put on my backfire.

Hey! I think I get the right wire!

- What did you think so?

- Instinct!

Then fix it with your instinct,

you probably get the head live wires!

Why are you yelling about?

So you can hear me over the horn!

- The horn stopped!

- Oh, so it did!

You imbecile, !

Spread out!

I'm an expert. I'll show

how to disconnect it.

You stopped the horn but

you started the radio going.

We interrupt this program

to bring you a news flash.

Three dangerous convicts

made a successful beak

from the Penitentiary.

They came out with a car

which has very little gasoline.

All gas stations and garages

are warn to be on the look out.

They are dangerous and

maybe armed. Be careful.

be a reward for their reaprehension.

- How gonna how much?

- 1,500 dollars.

- Thanks.

- You're welcome.

Yes, you're welcome

to attend the opening

of the Light and Gold market.

Boy, if we can capture

these guys and get the reward

we'll be a cinch to get married.

I fixed it!

They got me!

- He is horning!

- Yeah!

What can we do for you, sir?

Well, you can see

that we are out of gas.

And this dent has to

be repaired and painted.

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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